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    Judgment handed down: Invest Bank v El Husseini

    Commercial disputes, Banking and financial services, International / offshore

    Tim Penny KC
    Friday 22 September 2023

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    Wilberforce shortlisted in five categories at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce has been shortlisted in five different categories at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023. Chancery Set Real Estate Set Chancery Silk – Tim Penny KC Professional Negligence Silk – Jonathan Seitler KC Real... Read more

    Monday 11 September 2023

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    Marcia Shekerdemian KC and Jessica Brooke on the Women in FIRE Advisory Committee

    ThoughtLeaders4 has recently launched an initiative that embodies the core values of empowerment, knowledge exchange, and inclusivity – Women in FIRE. We are delighted to announce that Marcia Shekerdemian KC and Jessica Brooke are on the advisory committee. TL4 says: “This endeavour... Read more

    Tuesday 29 August 2023

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    Jennifer Seaman appointed to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

    We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Seaman has been promoted to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The appointment is for a period of five years commencing 1st September 2023 and expiring on 31st August... Read more

    Tuesday 1 August 2023

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    The Separability Principle: the Newcastle Express Case

    To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. Ever since the House of Lords decision in Fiona Trust & Holding Corporation v Privalov [2007] UKHL 40, the principle of the separability of arbitration agreements has been... Read more

    By Stuart Isaacs KC | Elizabeth Houghton
    Monday 10 July 2023

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    Mittal v Westbridge: Singapore Court of Appeal charts a novel course for pre-award arbitrability

    To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. Arbitrability is a hot topic in international commercial arbitration. There is a developing body of recent case-law, of which the most interesting and important is perhaps the decision... Read more

    By Stuart Isaacs KC | Jia Wei Lee
    Tuesday 9 May 2023

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    Permission to appeal in Mitchell v Al Jaber [2023] EWHC 364 (Ch)

    Company law, Commercial disputes, International / offshore

    Clare Stanley KC | Jia Wei Lee | Lemuel Lucan-Wilson
    Wednesday 5 April 2023

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    60 Seconds with Bobby Friedman

    Bobby Friedman features in the latest edition of ThoughtLeaders4’s FIRE Magazine, revealing what motivates him, what he sees as the biggest legal trends of 2023, even his ideal holiday and the last book he read. Read the full article

    By Bobby Friedman
    Monday 6 March 2023

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    Wilberforce team successful as Court of Appeal dismisses jurisdiction applications in leading “Bitcoin” case

    Cryptocurrency, Commercial disputes

    John Wardell KC | Bobby Friedman | Sri Carmichael
    Friday 3 February 2023

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    Dubai Financial Services Authority case features in BBC documentary

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority has fined KPMG LLP $1.5m and its former audit partner $500,000 for failings in the audit of Abraaj Capital Limited. This is the largest fine ever imposed on an auditor by the DFSA. It is... Read more

    Friday 27 January 2023

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    John McGhee KC listed in The Lawyer Hot 100

    We are delighted to announce that John McGhee KC has been listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2023! The Lawyer’s write-up on John reads as follows: “Wilberforce Chambers’ John McGhee KC was so busy last year he didn’t have much... Read more

    Monday 23 January 2023

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    Wilberforce features in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers appears in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2023, identifying this year’s most-talked-about disputes. Four cases is a record achievement for us, meaning that nine of our members are involved... Read more

    Monday 16 January 2023

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